Canine Diarrhea Primer

There Are Four Kinds of Stool: 1.Normal Logs 2.Pudding Diarrhea – soft stools that will mound up 3.Brown Water Diarrhea 4.Brown Water Diarrhea with blood Parasites and Diarrhea If a dog gets diarrhea as a result of parasites, the most common causes are Coccidia ...

Ireigold Golden Retrievers

I love getting notes and photos like these. Hannah  has been writing to me via her Mom since she was a puppy. Hannah is from a 2007 litter of Irei and Champ, and Moet is a sister of a later breeding of the same goldens. The photo is of Hannah and 2 1/2 year old...

Voluntary Pedigree Dogfood Recall

Voluntary Pedigree Dogfood Recall On Saturday, June 30, 2012, Mars Petcare US announced a voluntary dog food recall of a limited number of three varieties of Pedigree weight management canned products due to a potential choking risk. Affected product may contain small...

AKC Open Jumpers

Lucy earned her agility AKC Open Jumpers with Weaves Title this weekend!!! That’s with 16  twenty  inch jumps and 12 weave poles in a row. Check out  the Ireigold website (Lucy’s page) if you’d like to see her blast through the weave poles! This has...

Dogs Can Have Heat Stroke Too!

Dogs Can Have Heat Stroke Too! Hot weather can cause heat stroke in animals as well as humans. Here are some behaviors to watch for and things you can do immediately if you think your dog may have heat stroke. Signs *Heavy panting *Dark red or purple coloration to...

Photos from Ireigold Families

  Fashionable head wear – Happy 1st Birthday Bailey! Ava is “Smilin’ on the Cape”- really – that’s her registered name and her owner shares that this “don’t worry – be happy” look is her every day   state!  ...

The power of human/animal bond

This is a recent New York Times Article about how a golden retriever named Devon is helping a returning veteran deal with post traumatic stress disorder. The power of human/animal bond in providing secure attachment and healing is rapidly becoming a hot topic that...

Happy Birthday!

Happy 6th Birthday to Ophelia,  Isaac, Dakota, Zorba,       Tess, Finnegan, Heidi, and Cooper! Ireigold World’s A Stage – Isaac The Perfect Pet Isaac is the perfect pet!!! He LOVES his family soooooo much and it’s clear that his only goal in life is to be...

Daisy, The Four Legged Heroine

James Crane worked on the 101st floor of Tower 1 of the World Trade Center.  He is blind so he has a golden retriever named Daisy.  After the plane hit 20 stories below, James knew that he was doomed, so he let Daisy go, out of an act of love.  She darted away into...